Do Dentists Scare Away Customers with Huge Treatment Plans?

Every dental clinic has its own processes for new and returning patients. New clients need more information about their dental health, your clinical processes, bill payment, and other aspects of a dental visit. Returning patients already know your team, so there’s less need to go over such details again. However many practices use the same system…

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Combating Patient Anxiety in the Dentist’s Chair

Few people like going to the dentist and many fear the semi-annual visit. As a dentist, you even begin to expect it from patients. It’s practically part of our culture and the butt of jokes in movies or on television. But does it have to be this way? Why Do You Need to Overcome Patient Anxiety? Most people visit their dentist for a few hours every…

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Protect yourself from EDR Phishing Attacks

The healthcare industry, including various specialties like dentistry, is slowly but surely incorporating technology into daily workflows. Most dental practices have EHR/EDR software to manage patient records, practice management software to help them with daily operations, security software like antivirus tools etc. New patient data is maintained…

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First Impressions Last – Patient Retention

Dental practices often have different strategies for new patient acquisition and patient retention. Few realize that patient retention begins even before someone comes into your office for the first time. First impressions matter a great deal in the dental business. A patient’s first visit will be the key factor in their decision to come back.…

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Onboarding New Dental Patients – Tips and Strategies

Every dental practice – no matter the size – wants new patients. You need new patients to replace clients who leave for some reason or the other. They might move to another city, change insurance plans or even require services that you don’t provide. New patients are the lifeblood of your clinic and the key to long-term growth.

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How to Retain your Dental Patients

Dental practices pour all their energies into attracting new clients. New patients are essential if you want your practice to grow. But you should not forget the next step in the process i.e. retaining patients. A constant stream of new patients won’t be very useful if they don’t come back. These patients are also less likely to accept treatments…

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How to Deal with Late Dental Patients

Scheduling is an essential part of every dental clinic. The goal is to have an efficient schedule where everything runs on time and no one is late. You see your patients as scheduled and use your resources (practice rooms, staff

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Self Pay Patients – A Thorny Problem

Managing your dental practice is no easy task. In these tough economic conditions, financial management may be the trickiest part to manage. Getting your patients to pay their bills on time is the key to profitability and long term stability.

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What is a “Care Manager”, and Does your Practice Need One?

The position of care manager is a growing trend in primary care practices. Care managers serve many purposes. Their job responsibilities vary from clinic to clinic. You may be wondering what exactly a care manager does within a practice and

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What are the Special Considerations for Specialty Care?

Improving patient engagement as part of the shift to value-based Medicine in the healthcare industry. Patient portals hold the key to improving the doctor-patient relationship and  empowering patients to take charge of their own health. Primary care providers have embraced

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